This Is Your Brain On Parasites

Author: Kathleen McAuliffe
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544193229
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This Is Your Brain on Parasites is both a journey into cutting-edge science and a revelatory examination of what it means to be human. “If you’ve ever doubted the power of microbes to shape society and offer us a grander view of life, ...

This Is Your Brain On Parasites

Author: Kathleen McAuliffe
Publisher: Eamon Dolan/Mariner Books
ISBN: 9780544947252
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A riveting investigation of the myriad ways that parasites control how creatures--including humans--act, feel, and think

This Is Your Brain On Parasites

Author: Kathleen McAuliffe
Publisher: Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780544192225
Size: 65.62 MB
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This book has all the elements of a crime thriller: violence, blood, gore, race, and sex. But here the criminals areparasites. McAuliffe tells a vivid and sometimes horrifying tale of the hijackers that control our brains and our behavior.

Parasite Rex

Author: Carl Zimmer
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780743213714
Size: 53.67 MB
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Yet these creatures are among the world's most successful and sophisticated organisms. In Parasite Rex, Carl Zimmer deftly balances the scientific and the disgusting as he takes readers on a fantastic voyage.


Author: Mira Grant
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1405518685
Size: 41.86 MB
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A decade in the future, humanity thrives in the absence of sickness and disease. We owe our good health to a humble parasite - a genetically engineered tapeworm developed by the pioneering SymboGen Corporation.

Your Brain On Food

Author: Professor Gary L. Wenk
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019939329X
Size: 38.22 MB
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NEW TO THIS EDITION -Updated second edition greatly expands discussions on the effects of specific foods on the brain -Clarifies the role of biorhythms in how food affects the brain and behavior -Investigates why our brain makes us crave ...

This Is Your Brain On Joy

Author: Dr. Earl Henslin
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc
ISBN: 1418574031
Size: 32.31 MB
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A lot more than most of us realize. In this breakthrough book, Dr. Earl Henslin reveals how the study of brain imaging turned his practice of psychotherapy upside down—with remarkably positive results.

The Mind Parasites

Author: Gary Lachman
Publisher: Monkfish Book Publishing
ISBN: 1939681081
Size: 35.37 MB
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Wilson has blended H.P. Lovecraft's dark vision with his own revolutionary philosophy and unique narrative powers to produce a stunning, high-tension story of vaulting imagination.


Author: Christie Wilcox
Publisher: Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374712212
Size: 11.79 MB
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Now, in Venomous, the biologist Christie Wilcox investigates and illuminates the animals of our nightmares, arguing that they hold the keys to a deeper understanding of evolution, adaptation, and immunity.

This Is Your Brain On Music

Author: Daniel J. Levitin
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101218914
Size: 61.92 MB
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Drawing on the latest research and on musical examples ranging from Mozart to Duke Ellington to Van Halen, he reveals: • How composers produce some of the most pleasurable effects of listening to music by exploiting the way our brains ...